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Kevin J. Coakley

Kevin J. Coakley earned a B.S. in Physics from Yale University, an M.S. in Physics from the University of Washington (Seattle), and a Ph.D. in Statistics from Stanford University. He joined the Statistical Engineering Division at NIST in 1989. Current research interests include aerosol physics; neutron physics; fast neutron spectroscopy; neutron imaging; astroparticle physics; and computational biology.

Technical Areas of Research and Consulting:

  • Planning and analysis of experiments in physical science and engineering
  • Stochastic and empirical model building
  • Computer intensive statistical methods
  • Bootstrap resampling methods
  • Statistical signal processing
  • Statistical algorithms for imaging

Professional Activities and Societies and Standards Activities:

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Position:

Mathematical Statistician
Statistical Engineering Division

Education:

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  • B.S. (Physics), Yale University
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  • M.S. (Physics), University of Washington
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  • Ph.D. (Statistics), Stanford University
Contact

Phone: 303-497-3895
Email: kevin.coakley@nist.gov
Fax: 303-497-3012